18 pounder guns of the 6th Battery of Australian Field Artillery in action near ...

Unit 6th Australian Field Artillery Battery
Place Europe: France, Picardie, Somme, Amiens Harbonnieres Area, Villers-Bretonneux Area, Villers-Bretonneux
Accession Number E02926
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original whole plate negative
Maker Unknown Australian Official Photographer
Place made France: Picardie, Somme, Amiens Harbonnieres Area, Villers-Bretonneux Area, Villers-Bretonneux
Date made 8 August 1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

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Description

18 pounder guns of the 6th Battery of Australian Field Artillery in action near Villers-Bretonneux, on the morning of the offensive. Note the motor ambulance in the field in the background. Front row, left to right (sitting): Gunner (Gnr) West; Gnr Ferrier MM; Gnr Mannell; Gnr Baker; Gnr Thompson. Back row (standing): Corporal (Cpl) Dean, Fitter; Cpl Harrison.